A Literary History of Ireland From Earliest Times to the Present Day (1899)
Book ID: 63475
A Literary History of Ireland From Earliest Times to the Present Day. London: Fisher Uniwin, 1899. First Edition. Pp xviii, 654. Green cloth boards, title & decoration in gilt to spine. A very good copy.
Concerned principally with the literature produced by the Irish-speaking Irish, rather than the works of Anglicised Irishmen of the previous two centuries.
With chapters on the Celts, Irish folklore and mythology, the Brehon Laws, The Bardic schools, and a history of spoken Irish.
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